Man Walks Down the Street Swinging Machetes: Police

By Kelly Bayliss
|  Friday, May 2, 2014  |  Updated 9:48 AM EDT
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Man Walks Down the Street Swinging Machetes: Police

A man apparently on LSD was taken into custody after he was seen walking down a Radnor Township street swinging two machetes.

The man was spotted in the area of Donna Lane and S. Devon Avenue Thursday swinging the machetes before walking into a house on Donna.

Radnor Township Police walked up to the house and saw the man kneeling on the floor with the machetes on the ground in front of him.

They say the man then leaned toward the machetes, prompting police to quickly secure the weapons, although that did little to control the subject who took to a fighting stance.

The man, authorities say, refused to follow command so they used oleoresin capsicum (pepper) spray and took the man into custody.

Police say the man told them he took LSD, so he was taken to Bryn Mawr Hospital's emergency room for treatment.

Officials have the weapons in their possession.

No word on what charges the machete-swinging man will face.

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